ITAM – Project Management Specialization


About the Project Management Specialization

Our Project Management specialization offers both a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degree options. The program fuses the power of technology with the strategic insights of business management. Tackle compelling challenges in database management, systems analysis, and project planning, all within a dynamic learning environment that values hands-on experience and real-world case studies. Your future is waiting, and it looks bright. Are you ready to seize it?

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Why Study Project Management at CWU?


In the ITAM Department, our classes are designed with input from industry professionals, ensuring the skills you gain are highly relevant in today's fast-paced business and technology sectors.

You'll be learning from a team of highly qualified educators who are also seasoned industry professionals. Their experiences enrich classroom discussions and provide valuable insights that go beyond textbook theories.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog (BS) or CWU Academic Catalog (BAS) for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

This program accepts any applied/technical degree and complements the skills learned in the associate degree to help you become a leader in your knowledge area.

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be accepted into this program:

  • A completed applied or technical degree
  • At least 40 credits in an applied area
  • Be accepted and matriculated at CWU

Bachelor of Science (BS)

If you are new to ITAM, apply for the BS.

We encourage you to apply for your ITAM major early, even as soon as your freshman year. Once enrolled in our program you will begin working with a knowledgeable ITAM advisor to design your academic course of study at CWU and make sure you are fulfilling all of the requirements for successful degree completion.

Careers and Opportunities

Washington state is home to a thriving technology sector, with major companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Boeing having a significant presence in the region. This has led to a strong demand for skilled IT professionals across various industries.

  • Project Manager: A professional responsible for planning, organizing, and overseeing projects within an organization. The average wage for a project manager in Washinton State is $113,140, the fourth highest average nationally.
  • IT Manager: An individual who oversees the technology operations within an organization. They manage IT infrastructure, including networks, systems, and security. IT managers ensure technology aligns with business objectives and supervise IT staff.
  • Business Analyst: A role focused on analyzing business processes, identifying areas for improvement, and recommending technology solutions. Business analysts bridge the gap between business needs and IT by understanding requirements, facilitating communication, and supporting decision-making.


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Here to Help

The ITAM department has over 50 faculty and staff located in Washington state and beyond, so we can support you online, in person, and on your own time.

Industry Expertise

The ITAM Advisory Board, comprised of industry experts, offers guidance and expertise, ensuring the advancement of the department, its programs, and its technology needs. The Board actively fosters connections between the business community and the ITAM department, recruiting students, hiring graduates, and contributing to student learning through mentoring, experiential projects, classroom visits, and internships. Learn more about our Advisory Board.

Performance-Based Education

If you require a high level of flexibility in your schedule or want to accelerate your degree progress, FlexIT is ITAM's learning path solution designed just for you. With FlexIT, you have the freedom to learn at your own pace, capitalizing on your previous experience to quickly navigate through familiar subjects and dive into new material. Whether you need to balance your education with work, family, or other responsibilities, FlexIT offers a practical solution for you.

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